Lia Helena Demange
Lawyer Project Manager, Brazil Environmental Institute Brazil
Lia Helena Demange is currently obtaining her Master of Laws (LLM) in Environmental Law at Pace University in New York State, where she defended the thesis “The Principle of Resilience”, thereby proposing the acknowledgement of a new principle of law. She received her law degree from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. A passionate advocate for the environment, Demange served as Advisor to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) through the United Nations in 2011. She also practices law in São Paulo and serves as project manager to Instituto Brasil Ambiente (Brazil Environment Institute).